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“13 Reasons” is a series that is very popular with young people. The series is about a teenager who takes her own life. Experts in the field of suicide have concerns about the material in the series as it tends to sensationalize suicide, fails in presenting the counselor or other adults as helpful to the struggling teen, and fails to indicate warning signs that someone may be contemplating suicide. Experts in the field of suicide suggest that parents ask their teens if they have watched the series and what they thought about it. They encourage parents to remind teens that this series is fiction – Hannah is not a real person. These talking points may help you talk with your teen about “13 Reasons”.